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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Group IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Chapter 4 : Safety Standards and Obligations of Persons with regard to Group IV Hazardous Substances

19. Notifications by medical practitioners and other persons



When a medical practitioner or any other person authorised thereto by law examines or for any reason medically treats a person and that medical practitioner or other person is of the opinion that such person was exposed to ionising radiation to such an extent that medical treatment is required or that the removal of that person from specific working conditions is necessitated, that medical practitioner or other person shall notify the Director-General of the situation in question.